Category - Books to Read

April Stories for Kids with Activity Calendar

There are so many fun days that happen in April, which is why these April stories for kids will quickly become your family’s favorite. From Peanut Butter and Jelly Day to International Jazz...

Bookshelf Reading Log

Get kids excited about reading as they track how many books they’ve read, or how many hours they’ve read this this super creative, free printable bookshelf reading log for kids of all...

BEST First Grade Read Aloud Chapter Books

Looking for some great first grade read aloud chapter books? Here are a list of the best chapter books to read to first graders to make stories come alive and help your 1st graders imagination soar.

Reading Comprehension Bookmarks

This may just be the best reading tool you’ll find! These FREE Reading Comprehension Bookmarks include a place for your child to write down key facts on the book they are reading (both fiction...

October Stories for Kids & Activity Calendar

October is filled with many tasty and fun celebrations that your family will absolutely enjoy. These October stories for kids will give you a holiday to celebrate each day, making it a great way for...

Printable Monthly Reading Logs

Are you gearing up for the first day of school? I’ve got a great resource to help you promote reading – FREE Printable Monthly Reading Logs! Updated: Post originally published July 8, 2013.

FREE Disney Cars Reward Chart

Help encourage your kids to read, use the toilet, do their chores, or any other task that needs completing with these fun and free Disney Cars Inspired Reward Charts. Updated: Originally published...

24 Classic Books Every Child Should Read

Sharing your favorite books with your kids is one of the best parts about reading together. There are lots of classic children’s books that have entertained families for many years, and they...

Pizza Reading Comprehension

These free printable pizza reading comprehension slices are a great way to motivate kids to not only read, but to ensure they are remembering and understanding what they’ve read.

Fun Shape Books for Kids

Kids will have fun learning about shapes with these fun, engaging shape books for kids.

March Stories for Kids with Activity Calendar

As winter ends and spring begins, you can count on having a ton of fun in March. These March stories for kids will help keep kids learning and having fun all month long, with activities for each day.

17 Favorite Bedtime Stories

Bedtime stories are a favorite tradition for so many families. Snuggling up together after a long day and sharing a soothing story is a great way to share a love of reading. This list is full of...

February Stories for Kids with Activity Calendar

February is filled with different holidays, national days and celebration, all of which can be celebrated with stories for kids. Each day, you’ll find different activities, recipes, and more...

20 Favorite Winter Picture Books

Winter is a season that is full of beautiful sights, and lots of fun activities. From snowy landscapes and icy windows to snowmen and winter sports, there are lots of things to celebrate about winter...

30 Must Read Winter Books for Kids

From snowman, the first snow, winter animals, and more…. kids of all ages will love these Must Read Winter Books for Kids of all ages.

25 Christmas Books for the Whole Family

The Christmas season is a wonderful time to snuggle close to loved ones and share a book together. There are so many wonderful Christmas children’s books with messages of love, laughter, and...

16 Gingerbread Books for Kids

No things says Christmas like Gingerbread! Here are some delightful twists on the classic The Gingerbread man to delight and engage your kids imagination!

22 Thanksgiving Books for Kids

The Thanksgiving holiday is full of fun traditions, delicious food, and lots of time with loved ones. There are tons of children’s books about Thanksgiving that can introduce kids to the...

20 Favorite Alphabet Books

Alphabet books are a fun way to introduce kids to the letters and review their sounds and uses. This list is full of colorful and creative stories showcasing the alphabet in fun and exciting ways...

23 Picture Books about Traditional Families

Recently I was searching for good books to read to my kids for a family unit. I was surprised to find the only book lists I could find anywhere were for non-traditional families. So for all of you...

26 Fall Picture Books for Kids to Cuddle Up With

Fall is the perfect time for curling up in comfy clothes with some great books. This list is full of board books and children’s books that celebrate the sights, sounds and traditions of the...

September Stories for Kids & Activity Calendar

Summer may be winding down and back to school is on the horizon, but that is no reason to stop having fun and creating memories reading stories for kids together! So grab this months free printable...

FUN Sandwich Book Report Printable

Make it FUN for kids to recall what they’ve read with this Sandwhich Book Report printable report for kids in elementary school.

American Revolution Books for Kids

Books are a great way to make history come alive for kids. There are so many stories behind the American Revolution, and there are lots of wonderful children’s books that explore the people and...

August Stories for Kids & Activity Calendar

Summer may be winding down and back to school is on the horizon, but that is no reason to stop having fun and creating memories reading stories for kids together! So grab this months free printable...

30 Funny Picture Books

There isn’t a much better sound than a child laughing, and there are so many wonderful books that you can share with your kids that are sure to elicit lots of laughs. Check out this list of 30...

July Stories for Kids and Activity Calendar

Make reading a priority without all the work! In our July stories for kids you print out your free printable reading and activity calendar. Each day are a couple great book recommendations along with...

24 Summer Stories for Kids

Summertime means more time spent out in the sun. But that doesn’t mean you have to spend less time reading? Why not pull up a blanket on the grass and check out one of these wonderful picture...

June Stories for Kids and Activity Calendar

Make reading a priority without all the work! In our June stories for kids and activity calendar you can read a great book for each special day and monthly theme along with fun, clever activities to...

FREE Reading Log and Bookmarks

Good reading habits start young. Most children enjoy being transported into the world a book opens up for them. However, reading for pleasure can easily be pushed aside with school and...

Reading Activities for Your Summer Road Trip

Don’t let your kids go through the summer learning loss!! Help them retain what they’ve learned and become stronger readers with these fun reading games and activities you can do on your...

50 Awesome Alphabet Books

Alphabet books are great for reading with your younger children, making it part of their daily lives and learning as they “read”. Here are 50 of the best and most fun A B C books...

Create an Awesome Reading Nook

Do your children have a special place to read, a location full of pillows, good books, and great lighting? If not, why not create a reading nook for your children this summer.

24 Fall Books for Kids

Don’t you just love fall? The crisp, cool air… the colorful leaves… the new school supplies… there’s just something special about this time of year. Celebrate this...

26 Book Report Ideas

Book reports are a great way for kids to recall what they’ve read, help with reading comprehension, and improve writing too. But not all kids enjoy filling out book report forms. Here are 26...

5th Grade Reading List

Picking a good book for kids can be hard work. This  book list has over 50 great book that belong on any 5th grade reading list.

Best Chapter Books for 4th Graders

Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler,  picking out really good books for kids to read can be difficult and time consuming. I’ve done all the work for you by sharing the top 30 Chapter...

Summer Reading

Help your kids have lots of fun this summer with summer reading. Here is everything you need to pick the best books, find local reading programs, make your own reading program, reading printables...

3rd Grade Books

Looking to find the really good books your 3rd grader should be reading amidst the thousands and thousands that fill your libraries shelves? Here is an amazing collection of over 30 books your kids...

BEST 2nd Grade Reading List

Are you trying to figure out what books your 2nd grader should be reading? Here are 40 great books your child will love; arranged by book level. This is the best 2nd grade reading list! Includes free...

Historical Fiction for Kids Arranged by Time Period

Historical Fiction is the best way to get kids excited about history. Vivid stories make the sights, sounds, and feelings of that moment in history come alive. Kids won’t even realize they are...

22 Clever Grammar Picture Books for Kids

Some concepts like nouns, sufixes, homonyms, simile can be hard for children to grasp. Here is a collection of 22 wonderful Grammar Picture Books for Kids from Kindergarten, 1st,  2nd & 3rd...

Book Report Template

This free simple one-page book report form is a great way to ensure that kids are comprehending what they read. This is perfect for Kindergarten – 5th grade kids.

Favorite Chapter Books for 2nd Grade

Looking for some great chapter books for 2nd grade? These 2nd grade reading books are great for engaging second graders with some engrossing books, plots, rich vocabulary, and more!